[Ipopt] Build Problems with HSL for IPOPT

Stefan Vigerske stefan at math.hu-berlin.de
Mon Nov 12 04:37:45 EST 2012


The instructions that you followed assume Ipopt trunk.
For Ipopt 3.10.x, the installation procedure is somewhat different.

You could either check out Ipopt/trunk and follow the same instructions, 
or you stick with Ipopt 3.10, but follow the instructions from 

The message that the HSL sources were found is a bit missleading. In 
this case, it just means that the ThirdParty/HSL directory was found.


On 11/12/2012 06:06 AM, Breannan Smith wrote:
> I'm attempting to build HSL for IPOPT (http://www.hsl.rl.ac.uk/ipopt/)
> "with" Ipopt. That is, per the install instructions included with HSL, I
> extract coinhsl-2012.02.14.tar.gz, rename the resulting directory coinhsl,
> and place it in the ThirdParty/HSL subdirectory of Ipopt. After running
> configure with '../configure ADD_CFLAGS="-fopenmp" ADD_CXXFLAGS="-fopenmp"
> ADD_FFLAGS="-fopenmp"', I can confirm that Ipopt has detected the source:
> checking whether source of project HSL is available and should be
> compiled... yes, source in ThirdParty/HSL
> I can successfully build Ipopt, but when running make test, I recieve the
> following error:
> Tried to obtain MA27 from shared library "libhsl.so", but the following
> error occured:
> libhsl.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> Searching for all .so files under the build directory, I only see
> libipopt.so and libcoinmetis.so, so it would appear that Ipopt is not
> actually compiling the HSL source, despite detecting it. Am I missing
> something in the HSL for IPOPT instructions and perhaps placing the source
> in the wrong location? Has anyone come across a similar error?
> For reference, I'm using Ipopt-3.10.2 and GCC 4.7.2 on Ubuntu 12.10. I've
> also followed the same install instructions on OS X with Ipopt-3.10.2 and
> GCC 4.7.2 and encounter a similar error.
> Cheers!
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